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by ALEO Admin
Wed Jan 10, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: BEIS Updated Energy and Emissions Projections
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Views: 205

BEIS Updated Energy and Emissions Projections

On 2 January, BEIS published its latest Energy and Emissions Projections (EEP) for the UK up to 2035. The projections show that by 2020, emissions are expected to be 50% below 1990 levels. The UK met the first carbon budget with headroom of 36 MtCO2e, and is projected to meet the second and third ca...
by ALEO Admin
Thu Dec 21, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Warm Homes Fund Round 2 Opened and Round 1 Winners Announced
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Views: 577

Warm Homes Fund Round 2 Opened and Round 1 Winners Announced

The winners of the first round of the Warm Home Fund - from National Grid and Community Interest Company Affordable Warmth Solution (AWS) - were announced on 14 December 2017, with 9,000 homes set to benefit. The £150 million fund was set up using part of the proceeds from the sale of the National G...
by ALEO Admin
Thu Dec 21, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: Consultation Archive
Topic: Building a market for energy efficiency: call for evidence
Replies: 0
Views: 302

Building a market for energy efficiency: call for evidence

BEIS is seeking evidence and views on additional measures and incentives that could encourage home-owners to invest in energy efficiency improvements. This consultation closes at 11:45pm on 9 January 2018 For more information, see: https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/building-a-market-for-en...
by ALEO Admin
Tue Dec 19, 2017 6:30 pm
Forum: BEIS Consultation on the Domestic Private Rented Sector minimum level of energy efficiency - March 2018
Topic: BEIS Consultation on the Domestic Private Rented Sector minimum level of energy efficiency
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BEIS Consultation on the Domestic Private Rented Sector minimum level of energy efficiency

On 19 December 2017, BEIS published its consultation on the Domestic Private Rented Sector Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard, which is due to come into force for new tenancies from April 2018. The consultation proposes a cap on costs to landlords to improve the energy efficiency of each of their pr...
by ALEO Admin
Wed Dec 13, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: New report on risk of CO poisoning in fuel poor households
Replies: 1
Views: 384

GAS Safe Charity Carbon Monoxide workshops

The Gas Safe Charity is also running free, interactive half-day workshops between March and September 2018, in the following locations, on Carbon Monoxide (CO) poisoning: 28 Feb - CHESTERFIELD 07 Mar - BIRMINGHAM 22 Mar - LONDON 01 May - BLACKBURN 16 May - EDINBURGH 05 Jun - BRIGHTON 19 Jun - CAMBRI...
by ALEO Admin
Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: The Nation's Biggest Housewarming
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Views: 389

The Nation's Biggest Housewarming

National Energy Action (NEA) invites you to take part in the Nation’s Biggest Housewarming, to be held on Fuel Poverty Awareness Day - Friday, 23 February 2018. Join NEA in organising your very own event to help warm the homes of the UK by baking sweet and savoury treats, hosting a games night, a fa...
by ALEO Admin
Wed Dec 06, 2017 5:10 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: ALEO News magazine Issue 49 now available - sponsored by A&M Energy Solutions
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Views: 372

ALEO News magazine Issue 49 now available - sponsored by A&M Energy Solutions

Issue 49, winter 2017/18, of the Association of Local Energy Officers’ magazine, ALEO News, is now available to download from the ALEO magazine webpage at: www.aleo.org.uk/magazine. https://aleo.org.uk/magazine_files/imgs/ALEO-news-49.png This edition is sponsored by A&M Energy Solutions . The magaz...
by ALEO Admin
Mon Dec 04, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: New report on risk of CO poisoning in fuel poor households
Replies: 1
Views: 384

New report on risk of CO poisoning in fuel poor households

On 28 November 2017, Nation Energy Action published a report titled Understanding Carbon Monoxide Risk in Households Vulnerable to Fuel Poverty. Key findings of the report are: Households suffering in cold homes are also at risk from carbon monoxide poisoning. Elevated CO levels greater than 10 ppm ...
by ALEO Admin
Thu Nov 30, 2017 11:38 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Autumn Budget 2017 - Feed-in Tariff scheme to close April 2019
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Views: 342

Autumn Budget 2017 - Feed-in Tariff scheme to close April 2019

The Chancellor of the Exchequer presented his Autumn Budget to Parliament on 22 November 2017. The Budget includes the following policy announcements: In order to protect consumers, the government will not introduce new low carbon electricity levies until the burden of such costs are falling.There w...
by ALEO Admin
Wed Nov 29, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: Yorkshire & Humber News and Announcements
Topic: ALEO East Pennine becomes ALEO Yorkshire and Humber
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Views: 305

ALEO East Pennine becomes ALEO Yorkshire and Humber

At the regional network meeting held on 17 November 2017, ALEO East Pennines decided to change its name to ALEO Yorkshire and Humber. It was felt that this better reflected the geography of the network area.
by ALEO Admin
Thu Nov 23, 2017 11:15 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: UK ERC: LAs Play Key Role in Clean Energy Provision
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Views: 335

UK ERC: LAs Play Key Role in Clean Energy Provision

A report published by the UK Energy Research Centre and the Energy Technologies Institute, on 17 November 2017, undertaken by the University of Edinburgh, has mapped energy plans and initiatives across all UK local authorities. The report finds that local authorities are uniquely placed to play a si...
by ALEO Admin
Thu Nov 23, 2017 11:01 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Excess winter mortality 2016 to 2017 provisional figures
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Views: 419

Excess winter mortality 2016 to 2017 provisional figures

on 22 November 2017, the Office for National Statistics released the provisional figures for excess winter mortality in England and Wales for 2016 to 2017 and the final figures for 2015 to 2016. The 'main points' of the statistics are given as: In the 2016 to 2017 winter period, there were an estima...
by ALEO Admin
Mon Nov 20, 2017 3:16 pm
Forum: Consultation Archive
Topic: Ofgem proposals on prepayment meters installed under warrant and measures for a fairer more competitive energy market
Replies: 1
Views: 634

Re: Ofgem proposals on prepayment meters installed under warrant

Ofgem published the outcome of this consultation on 10 November 2017.

From January 2018, charges for installing pre-payment meters under warrant for all consumers will be capped at £150, and pre-payment meter installations and charges will be banned for the most vulnerable.
by ALEO Admin
Mon Nov 20, 2017 2:57 pm
Forum: Consultation Archive
Topic: BEIS consultation on proposals to amend the Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP)
Replies: 1
Views: 971

Re: BEIS consultation on proposals to amend the Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP)

On 17 November 2017, BEIS published the outcome of this consultation.

To download the outcome document, visit:
https://www.gov.uk/government/consultat ... cedure-sap
by ALEO Admin
Mon Nov 20, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: BEIS ECO Flex SOI List updated
Replies: 0
Views: 388

BEIS ECO Flex SOI List updated

In October 2017, BEIS published a list of the local authority ECO Flexible Eligibility Statements of Intent (SOI) that were known to them at the time. On 17 November this list was updated to include additional links, many of which were provided by ALEO members in response to an email request from th...
by ALEO Admin
Fri Nov 17, 2017 10:35 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: NEA Warm Homes Campaign 2017 and Bridging the Gap Report
Replies: 0
Views: 360

NEA Warm Homes Campaign 2017 and Bridging the Gap Report

National Energy Action's annual Warm Homes Campaign started on 17 November 2017, and runs until Fuel Poverty Awareness Day on 23 February 2018. This year, the campaign will be particularly highlighting low incomes and the challenges faced by fuel poor families who are facing gaps of up to £9,000 bet...
by ALEO Admin
Thu Nov 16, 2017 2:53 pm
Forum: Consultation Archive
Topic: Ofgem consultation on protecting consumers who receive backbills
Replies: 0
Views: 478

Ofgem consultation on protecting consumers who receive backbills

On 16 November, Ofgem published a statutory consultation inviting views on its proposal to introduce a licence obligation around backbilling. As Ofgem are concerned that not all suppliers have appropriate backbilling policies in place, this statutory consultation sets out the licence changes propose...
by ALEO Admin
Wed Nov 15, 2017 3:57 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Report claims methane emissions from natural gas have been underestimated
Replies: 0
Views: 253

Report claims methane emissions from natural gas have been underestimated

Friends of the Earth Europe has commissioned a scientific study from the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research titled Natural Gas and Climate Change, which has been published alongside its accompanying report Can the Climate Afford Europe's Gas Addiction? According to the study, EU countries ca...
by ALEO Admin
Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:26 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Cost of Energy Review Report - Dieter Helm
Replies: 0
Views: 199

Cost of Energy Review Report - Dieter Helm

On 25 October, BEIS published an independent report by Professor Dieter Helm CBE, titled the Cost of Energy Review. The report puts forward proposals on how to reduce costs in the energy industry whilst ensuring the UK meets its climate change targets. The review was commissioned by BEIS as part of ...
by ALEO Admin
Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: SSE and npower to merge
Replies: 0
Views: 249

SSE and npower to merge

SSE has confirmed it is merging its British domestic business with npower to form a new energy company.

The new firm is expected to be roughly the size of market leader British Gas and to serve about 11.5 million customers.

To read more, visit:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-41912570

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